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Research shows how social environment can influence brain development in female teenagers
NEWS MEDICAL Female teenagers living in neighbourhoods with wide salary gaps and a low-income household show changes to their brain maturation that could indicate a higher... 3 hours
dino killing asteroid could have thrust earth into two years of darkness Dino-Killing Asteroid Could Have Thrust Earth into Two Years of Darkness
ASTRO WATCH Tremendous amounts of soot, lofted into the air from global wildfires following a massive... 8 hours
the moving martian bow shock The Moving Martian Bow Shock
ASTRO WATCH As the energetic particles of the solar wind speed across interplanetary space, their motion is modified by objects in their path. A study, based on data... 9 hours
Brown dwarf weather forecasts improved
SCIENCE DAILY Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the Sun but more massive than Jupiter, have powerful winds and clouds -- specifically, hot patchy clouds made of iron droplets and silicate dust. Scientists recently realized these giant clouds... 11 hours
Polarization for controversial scientific issues increases with more education
SCIENCE DAILY A commonly proposed solution to help diffuse the political and religious polarization surrounding controversial scientific issues like evolution or climate change is education. However, researchers found that the opposite is... 11 hours
The environment can become a noninvasive therapeutic approach to bolster white matter health
SCIENCE DAILY Those parents you overhear transforming trips to the grocery store into sensory adventures -- telling babies too young to babble that broccoli... 12 hours
The moving Martian bow shock
SCIENCE DAILY Physicists throw new light on the interaction between the planet Mars and supersonic particles in the solar wind. 12 hours
Newest solar cells underperform in cloudy countries
PHYS.ORG To determine how efficient new solar cells convert sunlight into electricity, small sample cells are tested under ideal conditions. However, the reported efficiency is not very representative of the actual annual yield when the... 13 hours
Nighttime Snowstorms May Swirl Across Mars
SPACE.COM Mars may experience snowstorms at night, a new study finds, suggesting that the Martian atmosphere is far more active than previously thought. 13 hours
Earth history: How continents were recycled
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have used computer simulations to analyse how plate tectonics have evolved on Earth over the last three billion years. They show that tectonic processes have changed in the course of the time, and demonstrate how... 14 hours
What's the annual value of trees? $500 million per megacity, study says
PHYS.ORG In the megacities that are home to nearly 10 percent of the world's 7.5 billion people, trees provide each city with more than $500... 15 hours
Optical species identification for preservation and species identification
NEWS MEDICAL Species identification is important for ecological research and in particular to study the impact of natural hazards or environmental pollutants present, because it’s possible to determine the general health of the ecosystem... 16 hours
How to win the climate wars – talk about local 'pollution' not global warming
PHYS.ORG Donald Trump has done many things to tarnish America's reputation, but his decision to walk away from the Paris Agreement... 16 hours
Kodiak bears found to switch to eating elderberries instead of salmon as climate changes
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. has found that warming in Alaska has sometimes caused... 17 hours
The moving Martian bow shock
PHYS.ORG As the energetic particles of the solar wind speed across interplanetary space, their motion is modified by objects in their path. A study, based on data from ESA's Mars Express orbiter, has thrown new light on a surprising... 17 hours
Inexpensive, accurate and rapid characterisation of metal-contaminated sites
PHYS.ORG A new accurate, rapid and inexpensive method for assessing metal-contaminated sites has been trialled by environmental scientists from Macquarie University, Sydney. The method uses a combination of portable X-ray Fluorescence technology (pXRF)... 17 hours
To fight climate change, put seaweed in the mix
PHYS.ORG The next stage of humanity's fight to reduce greenhouse emissions may revolve around seaweed, according to tonight's episode of ABC's Catalyst, presented by Professor Tim Flannery, which asks the question... 17 hours
Greening the concrete jungle—how to make environmentally friendly cement
PHYS.ORG Cement is the world's most widely used material apart from water, largely because it is the key ingredient in concrete, the world's favourite building material. 18 hours
there could be snow on mars here s how that s possible There could be snow on Mars – here's how that's possible
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Given that there are ambitious plans to colonise Mars in the near future, it is surprising how much we still have to learn about what it... 18 hours
How cytoplasm 'feels' to a cell's components
PHYS.ORG Under a microscope, a cell's cytoplasm can resemble a tiny underwater version of New York's Times Square: Thousands of proteins swarm through a cytoplasm's watery environment, coming together and breaking apart like a cytoskeletal... 19 hours
Variable sunshine— researchers explain why our Sun's brightness fluctuates
PHYS.ORG The Sun shines from the heavens, seemingly calm and unvarying. In fact, it doesn't always shine with uniform brightness, but shows dimmings and brightenings. Two phenomena alone are responsible for... 19 hours
Hidden river once flowed beneath Antarctic ice
SCIENCE DAILY Using the most precise seafloor maps ever created of Antarctica's Ross Sea, researchers have discovered a long-dead river system that once flowed beneath Antarctica's ice and influenced how ice streams melted after Earth's last... 1 day
Clean energy scores a small victory
PHYS.ORG Government scientists worried that their long-in-the-works assessment of climate change would be suppressed. The concern hardly rates as overwrought. Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, says he does not believe that carbon dioxide... 1 day
New climate change report likely to be ignored to death
PHYS.ORG The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officially confirmed last week that 2016 was the Earth's hottest year on record, surpassing 2015, which surpassed 2014. The NOAA had reported... 1 day
scientists create diamond rain that forms in the interior of icy giant planets Scientists Create ‘Diamond Rain’ That Forms in the Interior of Icy Giant Planets
ASTRO WATCH In an experiment designed to mimic the conditions deep inside... 1 day
Polarization for controversial scientific issues increases with more education
PHYS.ORG A commonly proposed solution to help diffuse the political and religious polarization surrounding controversial scientific issues like evolution or climate change is education. 1 day
It Rains Diamonds on ‘Ice Giant’ Planets
SCI-NEWS.COM A new experiment at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory reveals how large diamonds may be formed from just hydrogen and carbon in the... 1 day
Mars weather: 'Cloudy, chance of nighttime snowstorm'
PHYS.ORG Mars is buffeted by turbulent snowstorms that occur only at night, according to a study released Monday that revises our understanding of Red Planet weather. 1 day
Today's Eclipse May Help Scientists Predict Space Weather Storms
LIVE SCIENCE A new simulation of the corona of the sun during the total solar eclipse today could test predictions about these huge jets of plasma that emanate from the sun. 2 days
How a non-coding RNA encourages cancer growth and metastasis
SCIENCE DAILY A pro-tumor environment in the cell can encourage a gene to produce an alternative form of RNA that enables cancer to spread, report researchers. 2 days
NASA sees major Hurricane Kenneth in Eastern Pacific
PHYS.ORG Former Tropical Depression 13E has strengthened into a Major Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. NASA's Terra satellite passed over Kenneth and captured an image that showed a well-developed storm with... 2 days
Warmer waters from climate change will leave fish shrinking, gasping for air
PHYS.ORG Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due to climate change. 2 days
Satellite watches remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey near Honduras
PHYS.ORG NOAA's GOES-East satellite has been watching the remnants for former Tropical Storm Harvey as it tracks west across the Caribbean Sea. Early on Aug. 21 the remnants were just off... 2 days
Scientists create 'diamond rain' that forms in the interior of icy giant planets
PHYS.ORG In an experiment designed to mimic the conditions deep inside the icy giant planets of our solar system, scientists were able to... 2 days
Engineers predict how flowing fluid will bend tiny hairs that line blood vessels and intestines
PHYS.ORG Our bodies are lined on the inside with soft, microscopic carpets of hair, from the grassy extensions on... 2 days
Post-whaling recovery of Southern Hemisphere
PHYS.ORG By 2100 some Southern Hemisphere whale species will not have reached half their pre-whaling numbers, while other species are expected to recover by 2050.The findings are part of new CSIRO and UQ research, which looks at the interaction... 2 days
When fish swim in the holodeck
SCIENCE DAILY Standard behavior experiments to investigate behavior in popular lab animals only incompletely mimic natural conditions. The understanding of behavior and brain function is thus limited. Virtual Reality helps in generating a more natural experimental environment but... 2 days
Warmer waters from climate change will leave fish shrinking, gasping for air
SCIENCE DAILY Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due to climate change. 2 days
Scientists create 'diamond rain' that forms in the interior of icy giant planets
SCIENCE DAILY In an experiment designed to mimic the conditions deep inside the icy giant planets of our solar system, scientists were able to... 2 days
Mars has nighttime snow storms
SCIENCE-NEWS When clouds of water-ice particles cool at night, snow starts to fall rapidly on Mars, simulations suggest. The squalls could explain observations made by the Phoenix lander in 2008. 2 days
Sopping up sunblock from oceans to save coral reefs
SCIENCE DAILY Coral reefs can't seem to catch a break. Not only are rising temperatures wreaking havoc with their environment, but emerging evidence suggests that a certain sunblock component is a coral... 2 days
Growing more plants and trees can cut down the heat in Nigerian cities
PHYS.ORG Nigeria is regarded as a hot country. Average maximum temperature can reach 38℃ - one of the hottest in sub Saharan Africa.... 2 days
Antarctic ice-mapping project will fly for the last time in October
PHYS.ORG In March 2002, when satellite images showed that 1300 square miles of Antarctica's Larsen B ice shelf—a slab bigger than the state of Rhode Island—had fragmented... 2 days
Identifying individual atmospheric equatorial waves from a total flow field
PHYS.ORG Owing to the opposite vertical orientation with respect to the plane of Earth's rotation across the equator from the Southern Hemisphere to Northern Hemisphere, the equator serves as... 2 days
sopping up sunblock from oceans to save coral reefs Sopping up sunblock from oceans to save coral reefs
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Coral reefs can't seem to catch a break. Not only are rising temperatures wreaking havoc with their environment, but emerging evidence suggests that a certain sunblock component in many lotions... 2 days
Testing TVs and tablets for 'green' screens
PHYS.ORG To improve viewing pleasure, companies have developed television—and tablet screens—that include quantum dots to enhance brightness and color. Some quantum dots are made with potentially harmful metals, which could leach into the environment when... 2 days
Wood frogs research clarifies risks posed to animals by warming climate
PHYS.ORG As conditions warm, fish and wildlife living at the southern edge of their species' ranges are most at risk, according to Penn State researchers who led... 2 days
Here's a Final Weather Update for Solar Eclipse Day (Aug. 21, 2017)
SPACE.COM The 2017 solar eclipse is less than 24 hours away. Here are the most up-to-date weather forecasts for regions inside the path of totality. 2 days
Energized fabrics could keep soldiers warm and battle-ready in frigid climates
SCIENCE DAILY Soldiering in arctic conditions is tough. Protective clothing can be heavy and can cause overheating and sweating, while hands and feet can grow numb. To keep... 3 days
Eclipse watchers will go after the biggest solar mystery: Why is the corona so hot?
SCIENCE-NEWS Usually when you move away from a heat source, it gets cooler. Not so in the sun’s atmosphere. 3 days
NASA's Parker Probe Will Explore The Sun's Hellish Atmosphere in 2018
SPACE.COM During the total solar eclipse, skywatchers can see the corona: the hellish, mysterious outer atmosphere that NASA plans to probe in 2018. 3 days
Eclipse research: Following in the moon's slipstream to capture high-res sunspot images
SCIENCE DAILY While much of the research around the eclipse on Monday will focus on the effects of the Sun's brief, daytime disappearance on Earth and... 4 days
Researchers will follow in the moon's slipstream to capture high-res sunspot images
PHYS.ORG While much of the research around the eclipse on Monday will focus on the effects of the Sun's brief, daytime disappearance on Earth and... 4 days
Satellite sees the formation of eastern Pacific's Tropical Depression 13E
PHYS.ORG The thirteenth tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean season formed on Aug. 18. NOAA's GOES-Wet satellite captured an image of the new storm. 4 days
Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East
PHYS.ORG The early eclipse weather forecast looks best in the West and least in the East with patchy clouds muddling up the picture in between. 4 days
Here's a Weather Update for Solar Eclipse Day (Aug. 21, 2017)
SPACE.COM With eclipse day fast approaching, many are obviously concerned about how the weather will impact their viewing. Here's how it's looking for locations all along the... 4 days
See Hurricane Gert from Space in NOAA Satellite Video
SPACE.COM The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's GOES-East satellite captured imagery of the storm from Aug. 13-16. 4 days
NASA gets a final look at Hurricane Gert's rainfall
PHYS.ORG Before Hurricane Gert became a post-tropical cyclone, NASA got a look at the rainfall occurring within the storm. After Gert became post-tropical NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured an image as Gert... 5 days
Right kind of collaboration is key to solving environmental problems
SCIENCE DAILY Society's ability to solve environmental problems is tied to how different actors collaborate and the shape and form of the networks they create, says a new study. 5 days
Climate change and habitat conversion combine to homogenize nature
SCIENCE DAILY Climate change and habitat conversion to agriculture are working together to homogenize nature. In other words, the more things change, the more they are the same. 5 days
How tranquil spaces can help people feel calm and relaxed in cities
PHYS.ORG When you think about somewhere that is tranquil, what do you imagine? Whether it's a wide open meadow, a deserted beach, or a river... 5 days
curbing climate change why it s so hard to act in time Curbing climate change—why it's so hard to act in time
PHYS.ORG VIDEO This summer I worked on the Greenland ice sheet, part of a scientific experiment to study surface melting and its contribution to Greenland's accelerating ice losses. By virtue... 5 days
Women may bear the brunt of climate change's impacts
PHYS.ORG In the weeks following Hurricane Sandy, I traveled from the Upper East Side of Manhattan to Staten Island to help community members rebuild their devastated neighborhoods. Perhaps the most poignant... 5 days
Asynt supplies synthetic organic chemistry equipment for Redbrick Molecular’s new laboratory
NEWS MEDICAL Asynt reports that it has supplied Redbrick Molecular Ltd with a wide range of synthetic organic chemistry equipment for its new environmentally responsible laboratory. 5 days
how we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours a new idea about environment and genes How we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours: a new idea about environment and genes
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The now infamous Google memo, written by engineer James Damore, has inflamed longstanding debates about the differences between women and... 5 days
Causes of Global Warming
LIVE SCIENCE Since the late 1700s, the world's climate has been changing rapidly, mostly due to human causes. 5 days
Right kind of collaboration is key to solving environmental problems
PHYS.ORG Society's ability to solve environmental problems is tied to how different actors collaborate and the shape and form of the networks they create, says a new study from... 5 days
Scientist emphasizes importance of multi-level thinking
PHYS.ORG A new paper touches on a range of deep questions within and outside the atmospheric sciences, including insights into the nature of science itself, and of scientific understanding—what it means to understand a scientific problem in... 5 days
scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts Scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the sun but more massive than Jupiter, have powerful winds and clouds–specifically, hot patchy clouds made of iron droplets and silicate dust. Scientists recently realized these giant clouds... 5 days
where does the solar wind come from the eclipse may offer answers Where does the solar wind come from? The eclipse may offer answers
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO A quick-fire polarization camera should help scientists detect the origins of the solar wind during the Aug. 21 eclipse. 5 days
Climate change and habitat conversion combine to homogenize nature
PHYS.ORG Climate change and habitat conversion to agriculture are working together to homogenize nature, indicates a study in the journal Global Change Biology led by the University of California, Davis. 5 days
Ray of hope for more abundant wheat crops
SCIENCE DAILY Using infrared gas analyzers connected to a miniature controlled environment chamber, botanists have simulated a sudden increase in sunlight following shade, and measured the time it took for the plant to regain... 5 days
scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts Scientists Improve Brown Dwarf Weather Forecasts
ASTRO WATCH Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the Sun but more massive than Jupiter, have powerful winds and clouds -- specifically, hot patchy... 5 days
The Sun's Corona, A Fiery Halo, Is Still a Mystery to Scientists
SPACE.COM There's a lot we don't know about the sun — including how its outer atmosphere gets so hot. 5 days
Trump’s first list of science priorities ignores climate—and departs from his own budget request
Science Magazine Guidance memo for 2019 budget marks sharp break from Obama priorities 5 days
Satellites show Hurricane Gert being affected by wind shear
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided an infrared and visible look at Atlantic Hurricane Gert. Both images showed the storm was being affected by wind shear and had... 5 days
NASA sees Tropical Depression 9 form east of Lesser Antilles
PHYS.ORG NOAA's GOES-East Satellite spotted Tropical Depression 9 organizing east of the Lesser Antilles. 5 days
A jump in rates of knee arthritis, a brief history of eclipse science, and bands and beats in the atmosphere of brown dwarfs
Science Magazine This week... 5 days
Collaborative environmental governance: Achieving collective action in social-ecological systems
Science Magazine Managing ecosystems is challenging because of the high number of stakeholders, the permeability of man-made political and jurisdictional demarcations in relation to the temporal and spatial extent of biophysical processes,... 5 days
Zones, spots, and planetary-scale waves beating in brown dwarf atmospheres
Science Magazine Brown dwarfs are massive analogs of extrasolar giant planets and may host types of atmospheric circulation not seen in the solar system. We analyzed a long-term Spitzer Space... 5 days
Beating bands in substellar atmospheres
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Digging in the dirt: Researchers develop new methods for assesing risk of subsurface phosphorus
SCIENCE DAILY New methods for assessing the loss of phosphorus in soil have now been developed by researchers. While current measurements focus... 6 days
How future volcanic eruptions will impact Earth's ozone layer
SCIENCE DAILY The next major volcanic eruption could kick-start chemical reactions that would seriously damage the planet's already besieged ozone layer. The extent of damage to the ozone layer that results from... 6 days
Astronomers Map Atmosphere of Dying Supergiant Antares
SPACE.COM One day, our sun will grow so large that it will swallow Earth. To understand that future stage, scientists must look beyond the solar system to study the full evolutionary cycles of stars. 6 days
Lake trout adjust their behavior in the face of a changing climate, new study
SCIENCE DAILY Certain lake predators are altering their behavior due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish... 6 days
Investigating space weather effects of the 2017 solar eclipse
MIT Atmospheric scientists at the MIT Haystack Observatory will study North American eclipse effects on space weather with radar and navigational satellites. 6 days
NASA Protects its super heroes from space weather
SCIENCE DAILY When astronauts travel in space they can't see or even feel radiation. However, NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is studying the effects radiation plays on the human body and developing ways to... 6 days
Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyouts
SCIENCE DAILY A study of flood damage in Florida proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions. Forecasters say an above-normal hurricane season is likely in the... 6 days
Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyouts
PHYS.ORG A study of flood damage in Florida by scientists at UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions.... 6 days
Trump's rejection of national climate report would do more damage than exiting the Paris Agreement
PHYS.ORG A scientific report done every four years has been thrust into the spotlight because its findings directly contradict... 6 days
It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint
PHYS.ORG The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. It is easy to name influential films like An Inconvenient Truth or note advances made by... 6 days
Study finds policy is key for food-waste recycling
PHYS.ORG Food scraps. Okay, those aren't the first words that come to mind when you think about the environment. But 22 percent of the municipal solid waste dropped into landfills or incinerators in... 6 days
NASA-led mission studies storm intensification
PHYS.ORG A group of NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, including scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, are teaming up this month for an airborne mission focused on studying severe storm processes and intensification.... 6 days
Zooming in on climate predictions
PHYS.ORG In the quest to better understand climate change, there is plenty we still don't know. But the question isn't whether or not climate change is happening. "What we sometimes hear on the news is political manufactured uncertainty," said... 6 days
Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazer with 'One-in-a-Million' Fireball
SPACE.COM When the Perseid meteor shower peaked over the weekend, no one was expecting an amazing show. After all, the August moon had just passed its full phase and threatened to outshine all... 6 days
Mathematical model helps explain C. elegans decision-making process
PHYS.ORG The C. elegans roundworm sees by eating, sucking in big gulps of bacteria to learn about its surrounding environment. As researchers watched, they noticed an odd pattern marked by "bursts" of eating. 6 days
why are the loops in the sun s atmosphere so neat and tidy Why are the loops in the sun’s atmosphere so neat and tidy?
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO Observations during the total solar eclipse may explain why the sun’s atmosphere is so organized despite arising from a tangled magnetic field. 6 days
Citizen scientists will take to the field for U.S. eclipse
REUTERS (Reuters) - When the moon passes directly in front of the sun on Aug. 21, casting... 6 days
nasa protects its super heroes from space weather NASA protects its super heroes from space weather
PHYS.ORG VIDEO It's not a bird or a plane but it might be a solar storm. We like to think of astronauts as our super heroes, but the reality is astronauts are not built... 6 days
Researchers discover new brain area involved in spatial memory and navigation
NEWS MEDICAL Navigation in mammals including humans and rodents depends on specialized neural networks that encode the animal's location and trajectory in the environment, serving essentially as a... 6 days
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There could be snow on Mars – here's how that's possible
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Sopping up sunblock from oceans to save coral reefs
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Scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts
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Curbing climate change—why it's so hard to act in time
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Where does the solar wind come from? The eclipse may offer answers
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How we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours: a new idea about environment and genes
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Why are the loops in the sun’s atmosphere so neat and tidy?
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NASA protects its super heroes from space weather
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